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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Letlibridge Daily Herald, Friday, October We have several bona-fide purchasers for houses If you want to sell your house, list it with us presenting F C LOWES COMPANY r. YV UkJ UC M, North American Life Assurance Co. London Guarantee and Accident Co. Phoenix Assurance Co. Limited of London Offices at Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, High River, Nanton, Vancouver 1f40 PLOW IDEAL WHEAT LAND We OVT this fine piece en will be s.old on such terms that anyone with the outfit to farm it can easily handle. Our -plan is. unique. Let us explain. IAKM SECURITY CO. WHITNEY BLOCK LETHBR1DGE, CITY PROPERTY 100 feet on Westminster, be- tween Duf ferin and Bompas Sts. Prices on application. 75 feet on Ernest Street, on water, block 124, at per front foot. 50 feet on Bartlettj between Duff erin and Bompas. with small 6 roomed house. handles, balance easy. Irrigated farm of 80 acres, 2 and from Coaldale at per acre. Further parti- culars on application. Cor. Round and Duff erin Sts. Phone 1343 Alberta Railway and Irrigation Are offering for sale tbe cheapest lots on tlie market situated, north of the track The Alberta Ry. POLICE THINK GILLESPIE HAS BAD ONES T 10 Elaborate Plans Laid Round Up Bold Yeggmen I Eegina, Oct. 6. In the. dead ot night on Wednesday while 'the citi- zens 'were comfortably sleeping, aw.iv the time, eleven mounted policemen quietly rode down to within 'a short distance- of the station and boarded a special train for places unknown, but from an authoritative source comes the information that the move will practically round up the gang of yegg; men who-have been making so well by plying their operations throughout the west. Developments are now an- xiously being awaited and word mav be expected at any time. The inr- portanee attached to the move of the police is apparent when consideration is given the quietness with which they have been- moving. Such a move would not be made without an end it view. i. Conjecture has it that .they headed west, but .of course that. is..unreliable in. view of the fact that only the offi- cials themselves know of "the plans and on that.point they are very reti- I cent, practically refusing to "discuss the point. The carefulness of the police in cov- ering up their movements is evidence in itself of-their expectations. Short- ly after midnight they entrained their horses in'the box-car" attached to the] and climbed ..aboard. Of their j movements since then-a-definite--..re- port has not been-received. .It is gen- erally surmised by those with the move' that skirting1 the western _____.---- Saskatchewan, as that is-supposed-to i be where the yeggmcn centre.. Just j what importance was attached to ;tb.e j capture of the three desperadoes- atj Lethbridge was-not learned until this j 'morning'when a special wire ceived from that place stating that the man who gave th'e name of Rogers is none other than the notorious Tho- mas White, the Montana crook, who is wanted in half a hundred cities and who has given the United States police mor.c trouble than the' average half doacn crooks. White has a rec- ord at Great Falls for being one of the smoothest- individuals, that ever operated in that section.'. However by his capture .his game is cooked. The! United States authorities will in all probability endeavor-to get .their hands on him after Canadian citizens get justice. White, the police believe, is the leader, of the gang-, From Quebec comes word to' the ef- fect thai the three men who escaped in the battle following the blowing, open of a safe a short time ago in Quyon, a small village of that prov- ince, are believed to belong to the The Quebec deed was perpetxat! ed by four men, escaped convicts from the Michigan penitentiary. In the running fight through the wild couh- try arqund the Gatineau one-man .was shot, but recovered and is serving a fivervear sentence. The remaining threx1 headed west, presumably taking a freight train going west on the C. p.R. The police think it probable that the two men, Wilson and G-roth, caught at Lethbridge, may belong.to that trio and a description will be forwarded to the Dominion police at, Ottawa. In case the supposition) t proves correct the men will have f few long sentences to face. Of the seven men caught, the tigations into thHr characters- have revealed that six have records, none too favorable and by their capture the rounding up is one of the greatest ev- i cr planned. Just what size the gang is will be revealed when the i police arc next heard from. A plan of such a size could not have been manoeuvred so successfully except by a man of White's calibre first class material.- By White's disap- pearance six months ago from the States ihc police that he has been working up the gang for f.hat length of time, using only -profession- al Veemnen with the bert experience. FLYING MACHINE TRIED IN ALBERTA Mystery of .Didsbury. Ex- plained by Bleriot Who Tested His Machine There Calgary, Oct. .6.--The Daily News says That the .first of the Bleriot monoplanes, .the'inventor of which was the first man to cross ihe Eng- lish channel Ironi: France to England in his flying machine, was quietly tested and tried put' on a huge piece of Alberta.prairie, sixty miles west of Didstfury, is a story which has just come to light.: s Andre Bleriot is the man who vented his monoplane and made of it such a successful- flying machine, and at the time of its first trial was with his-two brothers on their ranch near. to the story told by several Didsbury men, he had been :working quietly on his machine for some; immedi- ately he found lie' "was .successful, he took his went to France. _ Bleriot is' a Frenchman' and his French. count... They began _ ranching on homesteads and.pre-emptions...six- tv'miles west" of some six vears ago, visitors to Calgary ..-It is the intention, of Andre to'establish a factorv ipr. -the1 his- machines 'in: Canada, aid Montreal has "beerv picked as the- headquarters in Canada- Kv, reached days and probably'- visit his "a It will be 'remembered that about year ago" paragraphs 'appeared in .some" ot the provincial newspapers to the effect that a mysterious flying machine or. airship had been seen around Stcttler and Didsbury. It has. now transpired that this was the" Bleriot and" it was the in- ventor trying out his machine before to "France with 'it. The Dowsley McMillan Land Co.' Real Estate. Loans and In- surance S4200 buys a beautiful fully modern large house, Ash- mead Si. Easy terms.. buys a modern house on Ernest St., cash handles. buys beautiful' fully modern 5 roomed cottage, 2S feet from age, S400 cash to suit. each buys 3 lots on Lome St. near old Fair Grounds; 1-3 cash; balance 6 and 12 mos. ?300 cash handles 60 x 120 ft. on Glyn St., in Duff Addi- tion on sewer, water, elec- tric light. Only We have a few 10 acre plots of irrigated land left on easy 'terms. Houses for rent in all parts of city. Kindly send us your listings. ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS Approve of Work of the Directorate of C.P.R.- The Profits Montreal, Oct. the annual meeting of the shareholders of the Canadian- Pacific Railway Co. yester- day the report of the was unanimously adopted: Lord Strath- cona, Lord Mount Stephen, Sir Thos. snaughnessy and Thomas Skinner were re-elected. .Resolutions were passed authoriz- ing the lease of the following, lines: New Burnswick .Southern Railway, St. Maurice'., Valley Railway, Koot- enay Central Railway, the issue, of four per cent.. debenture stock. on account branch lines and extensions of branch lines as follows: Moose Jaw-Outlook Branch, Weyburn-Lethbridge branch,